Township of Wayne, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: 1988 Code §§ 75-1—75-2 adopted as amended through December 31, 2013 and further amended by Ord. No. 2-2015; Ord. No. 13-2015; Ord. No. 54-2015; Ord. No. 60-2016. Additional amendments noted where applicable including Ord. No. 26-2017, Ord. No. 36-2017; Ord. No. 52-2017; Ord. No. 54-2017; Ord. No. 16-2018; Ord. No. 24-2018; Ord. No. 27-2018; Ord. No. 30-2018; Ord. No. 67-2018; Ord. No. 11-2019; Ord. No. 22-2019; Ord. No. 40-2019; Ord. No. 48-2019; Ord. No. 52-2019; Ord. No. 3-2020; Ord. No. 42-2020; Ord. No. 54-2020]
A. 
The following schedule of fees is hereby established with respect to licenses, permits and activities required or regulated under the provisions of various chapters of the Code of the Township of Wayne. Applications for and the issuance of such licenses and permits shall be subject to the provisions of the specific chapter of the Code which is indicated for each type of license or permit. The business, activity or operation for which the license or permit is required shall be subject to all regulations set forth in the chapter to which reference is made:
Chapter
Section
Purpose of Fee
Fee
Chapter 4, Administration of Government
Application fee for Public Defender
$200
SMAC-23, CBC and T4 blood screening services
$25
Blood type (ABO), Rh
$10
Lyme antibody screen
$30
PSA (prostatic specific antigen)
$30
TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
$10
Hepatitis B antibody screen (immunity)
$25
Hepatitis C antibody screen
$25
Cardiac highly sensitive (CRP) and homocysteine screening
$23
Shingrix (Shingles) Vaccine
[Ord. No. 30-2018]
$150 per dose (2 doses required)
Pap smear testing; pelvic, breast and rectal examinations
$35
"Looking Good" physical fitness program
10-week program
$40
Employee fitness program
10-week session
$35
Annual
$10
Cancer screening for men (testicular, prostate, bladder and colorectal)
$25
HPV Test (Human Papilloma virus)
$45
1-day symposium
$25
2-or-more-day symposium
$40
§ 4-28D(4)
[New]
Child Health Conference and dental clinics fees
$10
Adult and children immunization (only)/per visit
The above fee may be waived at any time. The foregoing categories are established in accordance with the Federal Charity Care and Reduced Charge Charity Care Eligibility Criteria, Schedule A, as the same may be from time to time amended and supplemented, which schedule is on file in the Health Department.
$10
§ 4-28E(1)
[New]
Correction to birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate
$12
Marriage license application
$28
Civil union application
$28
Domestic partnership application
$28
Certified birth certificate
$10
Certified marriage certificate
$10
Certified civil union certificate
$10
Certified domestic partnership certificates
$10
Certified death certificate
$10
Certified death certificate issued to Funeral Director
1st copy
$25
Each add'l
$2
Burial permit
$5
Performing marriage and civil union ceremonies
$100
§ 4-28G
Radon kits, per kit
$6.75
Chapter 5A, Cable Television
§ 5A-8
Sale of videotapes and/or DVD copies
With tape/DVD supplied
$10
Without tape/DVD supplied
$15
Chapter 14, Fire Bureau
§ 14-4A
Inspections
15,000 square feet and over
$370
10,000 to 14,999 square feet
$250
5,000 to 9,999 square feet
$130
1,000 to 4,999 square feet
$80
251 to 999 square feet
$50
Up to 250 square feet
$30
§ 14-4B
Permit fees
Storage of flammable, combustible, hazardous and unstable materials in liquid, gas or solid form
01 to 10 cylinders
$30
11 to 20
$60
01 to 30 containers
$60
01 to 30 boxes
$60
01 to 10 drums
$60
30 to 550 gallons
$60
More than 20 cylinders
$250
More than 30 containers
$250
More than 30 boxes
$250
More than 550 gallons
$250
More than 10 drums
$250
Hot tar roofing permit, per job
$60
§ 14-5
[Ord. No. 36-2017]
Uniform Fire Code Fees: registration; permit
The annual registration fees for life hazard uses
Fees shall be in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:70-2.9(a)
Application fee for a permit
Fees shall be in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:70-2.9(c)
§ 14-19F
Reinspection fees
1st reinspection
$0
2nd reinspection
$50
3rd reinspection
$100
4th reinspection
$150
Chapter 25, Police Department
25-22A.
[Ord. No. 54-2015]
Off-duty employment of regular police members
As established in current collective bargaining agreement
25-22D.
[Ord. No. 54-2015]
Use of police vehicle
$15 per hour
25-36
[Ord. No. 54-2015]
Special law enforcement officers
Organizations
$28 per hour
Contractors
$49 per hour
Late charge:
Any invoice not paid in full within 30 days of the date of the invoice shall be assessed a charge of 1 1/2% per month. Nonprofit organizations shall be exempt from the late charge.
Chapter 38, Alcoholic Beverages
§ 38-5A
Club license
$135
Plenary retail consumption license
[Ord. No. 1-2014; Ord. No. 5-2015]
$2,500
Plenary retail distribution license
[Ord. No. 1-2014; Ord. No. 5-2015]
$2,500
Chapter 40, Amusements and Amusement Places
[Ord. No. 31-2015; Ord. No. 54-2017]
§ 40-13
[New]
Late fee
$25
§ 40-17
License fee for outdoor activities
$150
§ 40-24
[New]
Dance hall license fees
Class I
$100
Class II
$150
§ 40-27
Miniature golf course license and/or driving, putting or practice courses
$100
§ 40-30
Annual public billiard room license
$100
§ 40-35
Baseball batting machine license
$100
Amusement machines and/or devices license, including first machine
$150
Each additional machine at same location
$35
§ 40-45
Motion-picture theater license
Seating capacity up to 500
$100
Seating capacity over 500
$100
Additional for each 100 seats or fraction over 500
$25
Chapter 44, Auctions and Auctioneers
§ 44-6
[New]
Daily auctioneer's license
$10
Annual auctioneer's license
$100
§ 44-7
Annual auction business license
$100
Chapter 52, Blasting
§ 52-5
Permit fee
Cubic yards of rock to be blasted and removed
Up to and including 500 cubic yards
$100
Above 500 cubic yards
$100, plus a sum computed at a rate of $0.35 per cubic yard, multiplied by the number of cubic yards to be removed
Chapter 56, Quarrying
§ 56-7
Application fee
$500
Inspection deposit
$1,000
Chapter 60, Canvassers, Peddlers and Solicitors
§ 60-3, 60-5
[New]
Canvasser's, peddler's or solicitor's permit
Weekly
$50
Monthly
$100
Yearly
$200
Chapter 64, Construction Codes, Uniform
See § 64-3
Chapter 68, Dogs, Cats and Other Animals
§ 68-3.1
[New]
Adoption fees
Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens
Minimum
$50
Maximum
$350
Other animals
Minimum
$5
Maximum
$350
Miscellaneous
Rental of animal trap
$25
Dog leash
$5
Cat box
$7
§ 68-6A
Dog license
Neutered or spayed
$13.20
Nonneutered or nonspayed
$16.20
Replacement of lost license and registration tag for dog
$5
§ 68-6.1
[New]
Late fee for dog license
$10
§ 68-17C
[N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.16g(3);
Ord. No. 26-2017]
Daily maintenance for impounded dogs
$4
§ 68-17E
Emergency veterinary care
$75
§ 68-28
[N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.9]
Kennel license
[Ord. No. 60-2016]
10 dogs or less
$10
More than 10 dogs
$25
Pet dealer or pet shop
$10
§ 68-53
[New]
Cat license
Neutered or spayed
$8
Nonneutered or nonspayed
$15
Replacement of lost cat license
$5
Late fee
$10
§ 68-55.1
[New]
Emergency Veterinary Care
$75
§ 68-59.7
[New]
Potentially dangerous dog license
$500
§ 68-68A
[Ord. No. 52-2014]
Dog Park registration fee
$5
Chapter 69 Body Art Establishments
§ 69-2.A(2)
[Ord. No. 13-2015]
Annual License Fee to operate business
$400
Annual License Fee per Artist to accompany License fee
$25
§ 69-4.A(5)
[Ord. No. 13-2015]
Reinspection fee per Reinspection
$250
Chapter 77, Firearms and Target Ranges
[New; Ord. No. 52-2017]
§ 77-6
Firearm or target range operating permit
Initial permit
$2,000
Annual renewal
$500
Chapter 83, Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse
§ 83-11D
Permit for dumpster
$35
Chapter 84, Grading, Excavation and Fill
§ 84-8
Grading permit application
Commercial
$50
Residential
$30
Chapter 90, Health and Sanitation
§ 90-14F
Food manager's certificate
Certification
$150
Certification retest
$35
§ 90-23
[New]
Electronic smoking or vapor device establishments
Annual license
$500
Reinspection, each
$250
Chapter 94, Hotels, Motels and Tourist Lodges
§ 94-6
Operating license, each housing or lodging unit; hotel/motel, per room
$20
Chapter 99, Housing Standards; Multiple-Family Dwellings
§ 99-2.2
[Ord. No. 11-2019]
Vacant/ abandoned property registration fees
Initial registration
No fee
Second renewal
$250
Third renewal
$500
Fourth renewal
$750
Fifth and subsequent Renewals
$1,000
§ 99-7F
[New]
Inspection fee
$30
Reinspection
$25
Chapter 100, Residential Certificate of Continued Occupancy
[Amended10-21-2020 by Ord. No. 42-2020]
§ 100-7
Inspection fee (within 15 business days)
$250
Expedited Fee
6-9 business days
+$100
2-5 business days
+$250
Same day inspection
+$750
Follow-up inspections
$50
Missed appointment fee
$50
Permission to close without certificate
$250
§ 100-7.1
[Ord. No. 38-2015; amended11-6-2019 by Ord. No. 40-2019]
Filing costs
$13
Chapter 106, Landscapers and Landscaping Services
[Ord. No. 27-2018]
§ 106-3
Annual fee:
Initial
$90
Renewals
$75
Decals (each)
$5
§ 106-6B
Late fee
$25
Chapter 108, Laundromats, Self-Service
§ 108-7A
[New]
License fee
$250
§ 108-7B
[Ord. No. 22-2019]
Late fee
$25
Chapter 114, Massage Bodywork and Somatic Therapy Establishments
§ 114-4
[New]
License fee
$500
Reinspection
$250
Late fee
$25
Chapter 129, Parks and Recreation
[New; Ord. No. 2-2015; Ord. No. 16-2018; Ord. No. 24-2018; Ord. No. 67-2018; amended 12-4-2019 by Ord. No. 48-2019; 2-5-2020 by Ord. No. 3-2020; 12-16-2020 by Ord. No. 54-2020]
§ 129-5A
James W. Roe Memorial Pool
Season badge, yearly
Senior citizens 62 years and older (resident)
$105
Individual (resident)
$190
Family of 2, one of whom is 62 or over (residents)
$240
Family of 2 (residents)
$275
Family of 3 (residents)
$360
Family of 4 (residents)
$440
Family of 5 (residents)
$515
Family of 6 or more (residents)
$590
Additional charges
Seasonal locker rental
Half-size locker
$5
Full-size locker
$10
Guest of member under 18 years of age (daily)
$15
Guest of member 18 years and older (daily)
$18
Guest of member, senior citizen, over 62 (daily)
$12
Guest of member, senior citizen, nonresident
$12
Guest Passes — 10 Pack
$125
Guest Passes — 6 Pack
$78
Swim lessons, members
$32
Preschool lessons
$5
Lost badge, residents
$5
Season badge for active members of the Township's five volunteer fire companies and active members of the Wayne Township First Aid Squad with a minimum of one year of service and members of their families who reside in their household
Exempt from fee
James W. Roe Memorial Pool child-care provider badge
$170
Swim lessons, Wayne resident, nonmembers
$64
Nonprofit youth camp, per child, per day
$2
For-profit youth camp, per child, per day
$4
Birthday party rental package, up to 15 guests
$500
Birthday party rental package, up to 30 guests
$800
§ 129-5B
Captain Michael Kilroy Memorial Park Swimming Facility and Meeting Room
Season badge, yearly
Senior citizens 62 years and older (residents)
$55
Individual (resident)
$100
Family of 2 (one age 62+) (residents)
$130
Family of 2 (residents)
$160
Family of 3 (residents)
$210
Family of 4 (residents)
$265
Family of 5 (residents)
$310
Family of 6 or more (residents)
$350
Daily Guest Fees
Township resident 18 years and older
$12
Township resident under 18 years of age
$10
Township resident 62 years and older
$10
Nonresident guest 18 years and older
$22
Nonresident guest under 18 years of age
$18
Nonresident guest 62 years and older
$15
Guest Passes — 10 Pack
$80
Guest Passes — 6 Pack
$54
Swim lessons, members
$20
Swim team membership, residents
$50
Swim team membership, nonresident
$75
Lost badge, residents
$5
Lost badge, family
$15
Servicemen, residents
Free
Season badge for active members of the Township's five volunteer fire companies and active members of the Wayne Township First Aid Squad with a minimum of one year of service and members of their families who reside in their household
Exempt from fee
Use of meeting room at Captain Kilroy Memorial Park
Class A
No fee
Class B
No fee
Class C
$100 (for up to two hours); $50 each additional hour
Birthday party rental package, up to 15 guests
$400
Birthday party rental package, up to 30 guests
$750
Corporate picnic rental package, up to 100 guests
$1,000
Corporate picnic rental package, up to 200 guests
$2,000
Cleaning fee for Class C applicant
$100
Use of Township athletic fields:
Artificial turf fields for residents
$100
Nonresidents or for-profit organization
$200
Artificial turf fields for residents, with lights
$125
Artificial turf fields for nonresidents or for-profit organizations with lights
$250
Natural fields for residents
$50
Natural fields for nonresidents or for-profit organizations
$100
Natural fields for residents with lights
$75
Natural fields for nonresidents or for-profit organizations with lights
$150
Natural field permit for houses of worship/nonprofit
$25
Natural field permit for houses of worship/nonprofit with lights
$50
Turf field permit for houses of worship/nonprofit
$50
Turf field permit for houses of worship/nonprofit with lights
$100
Security deposit for an organization requesting field use on multiple dates (within calendar year)
$500
Security deposit for an organization requesting field use on a single date
$200
Fine for excess trash/debris left on field after use
$50 per occurrence
§ 129-8
Municipal tennis court resident badges, per season
Minors, 16 and 17
$25
Adults, 18 and over
$50
Children, ages 5 to 15
$20
Resident senior citizens, ages 62 and over
$25
Nonresident business
$50
Guest of badge holder, ages 5 to 17
$3
Guest of badge holder, ages 18 and over
$5
Lost badge fee
$5
§ 129-18
Tree removal permit
$20
Chapter 134, Planning and Development Regulations
See Chapter 134 for Development fees
Chapter 141, Recycling
§ 141-4F
Removal of tires
Not less than $1 nor more than $5 per tire
Chapter 147 Public Recreational Bathing
§ 147-2.A(2)
[Ord. No. 13-2015]
Annual License Fee to operate
$100
§ 147-3.B(5)
[Ord. No. 13-2015]
Reinspection fee per Reinspection
$100
Chapter 149, Retail Food Establishments and Itinerant Food Vendors
§ 149-10
Itinerant food vendor
For vehicle, plus 1 salesman's license
$100
Each additional salesman's license
$10
§ 149-21C
[New]
Annual license
Up to 999 square feet
$100
1,000 to 4,999 square feet
$200
5,000 to 9,999 square feet
$250
10,000 to 14,999 square feet
$300
15,000 or more square feet
$350
Temporary food license (maximum 7 days)
$50
Inspection fee
$150
§ 149-39C
[Added 12-18-2019 by Ord. No. 52-2019]
Farmer's market permit fee
$100
§ 149-39D
[Added 12-18-2019 by Ord. No. 52-2019]
Farmer's market vendor's license fee
$75
Chapter 151, Garage Sales and Flea Markets
§ 151-2B
Garage sale permit
$5
§ 151-2C
Flea market permit, per dealer or vendor
$10
Chapter 152, Sales: Going-Out-of-Business
§ 152-4
[New]
License fee
Initial application
$75
Renewal
$35
Chapter 154, Secondhand Precious Metals, Gems and Jewelry Dealers
§ 154-3A
License fee
Permanent-based business, per year
$50
Itinerant business, per day of business
$25
Chapter 157, Sewage Disposal Systems, Individual
§ 157-6
Permit to alter, repair or construct
$50
Witnessing a perc test and soil profile
$100
Chapter 159, Sewers and Sewage Disposal
Applications
$32
Residential single-family dwellings
Initial inspection
$30
Reinspection
$30
Apartment buildings, townhouses and condominiums
Initial inspection
$10
Reinspection
$30
Commercial and industrial buildings
Initial inspection
$100
Each additional lateral for first inspection
$30
Reinspection
$25
§ 159-18
Sewer rental fees
See § 159-18
Connection fee
$1,654
Dwelling unit charge
$1,654
Sludge processing fee
Per wet ton
$13.50
Per gallon
$0.0563
§ 159-19
Tapping of sewer main
4-inch tap
$240
6-inch tap
$250
Television inspection, per linear foot
$1, minimum $350
§ 159-29
Inspection fee
Single lot/building
$40
Multiple lot subdivision, per lot
$10
Townhouse, condominium, apartment projects, per unit with a $300 minimum charge
$5
Commercial and industrial buildings
$150
Sewer main extension projects
$200
Sewer pump station/force main plans
Preliminary review
$350
Final review
$150
Additional review time as required, per hour
$40
Permit application fee
$500, plus the cost of initial sample
Annual permit fee
$1,600, plus cost of regularly scheduled sample analysis, cost to be determined when permit is issued
Application fee:
Process Wastewater Flow
(gallons per day)
Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards Not Applicable
Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards Applicable
Less than 500
$100
$400
500 to 1,999
$150
$600
2,000 to 4,000
$300
$800
5,000 to 9,000
$450
$1,000
10,000 to 24,999
$600
$1,200
25,000 or more
$750
$1,400
Annual fee:
Process Wastewater Flow
(gallons per day)
Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards Not Applicable
Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards Applicable
Less than 99
$100
$1,500
100 to 499
$300
$1,750
500 to 999
$500
$2,000
1,000 to 1,999
$800
$2,250
2,000 to 4,999
$1,200
$2,500
5,000 to 9,999
$1,600
$3,000
10,000 to 24,999
$2,000
$4,000
25,000 or more
$2,400
$5,000
Review of plans for construction and discharge procedures
$100
Construction inspection, minimum
$50
Chapter 176, Storage in Trailers, Truck Bodies Temporary Structures and Temporary Storage of Modular Homes
§ 176-6
Permit for storage of one to four modular units
$35
Permit for storage of five to 30 modular units
$125
Extension of permit for storage of one to four modular units
$35
Extension of permit for storage of five to 30 modular units
$125
Chapter 180, Streets and Sidewalks
§ 180-4A
Street opening permit
$50
§ 180-29
Building moving permit
$100
Chapter 190, Limousine/ Livery Service
§ 190-17
[New]
Taxicab/limousine license
Plus additional per car
$50
$10
§ 190-18
[New]
Late fee
$25
Chapter 191, Towing and Storage
See Chapter 191 for fees
Chapter 194, Trailer Courts and Coaches
§ 194-4
[New]
Trailer court fees
Annual license to operate trailer court
$200 plus $100 permit
Chapter 203, Vending Machines, Coin-Operated
§ 203-6
Operator's license
$15
Distributor's license
$25
Chapter 205, Water
§ 205-7
Application for service connection
See § 205-7
§ 205-8
Water for building construction
See § 205-8
§ 205-9
Tapping charges
See § 205-9
Trench inspection
See § 205-12C
Shutting off or turning on water
See § 205-17B
§ 205-18
Shutting of curb cock; removing and replacing meter
See § 205-18
§ 205-20
Discontinuing service
See § 205-20
Relocation of remote receptacle
See § 205-24A(2)
Meter damage fees
See § 205-24B
Testing meters
See § 205-29.1
§ 205-30A and B
Setting meters and remote registers
See § 205-30A and B
Setting meters and remote registers during evenings and Saturdays, in addition to regular fee
See § 205-30C
Callback or rescheduling meter installations
See § 205-30D
§ 205-31
Water service charges
See §§ 205-31 and 205-33
§ 205-34
Thawing pipes or mains by electric current; inspection
See § 205-34
Charges for resampling and analysis
See § 205-36B
§ 205-44.1
[Ord. No. 23-2018]
Backflow preventer testing
See § 205-44.1
§ 205-48
Private fire service
See §§ 205-48 and 205-48.1
A. 
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 54:5-54, there is hereby established a redemption calculation fee of $50. The Tax Collector is hereby authorized to charge the fee for redemption calculations that are requested after two free redemption calculations are provided in a given calendar year to any party who is entitled to redeem.
B. 
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 54:5-97.1, the Tax Collector is hereby authorized to charge the third party lien holder a fee of $50 for each and every redemption calculation.
C. 
Pursuant to the provisions of the aforementioned statutes, neither the Tax Collector nor the Township shall have any liability if the redemption calculation is incorrect.
A. 
Checks.
(1) 
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:5-18 a service charge in the amount of $20 per check shall be imposed and shall be added to any account owing to the Township if payment tendered on the account was by a check which was returned for insufficient funds.
(2) 
In the event the check is for payment of municipal taxes, the charge and fee herein imposed shall be added to the taxes and be collectible as taxes.
B. 
Electronic transfers and other forms of payment.
(1) 
A service charge in the amount of $20 shall be added to any account owing to the Township if payment tendered on the account was made by any written instrument, electronic transfer, or any other acceptable means of payment, which payment is returned due to uncollectible funds.
(2) 
In the event the payment is for municipal taxes, the charge and fee herein imposed shall be added to the taxes and be collectible as taxes.
[New]
The applicant shall, upon submitting the request for the issuance of a tax status certificate, pay the Tax Collector a fee of $10 per search, in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 54:5-14. In the event the application is either withdrawn by the applicant or denied by the Board and the application is re-submitted within three (3) years of the date of the issuance of the tax status certificate, the applicant shall pay a fee of $2 per calendar year for the issuance of a current tax status certificate.